Powerhouse for SAFE Project Ulu Papar Bio-Cultural Heritage Centre, Kg. Buayan, Sabah Danum Valley Conservation Area The Tagal Hut, Kg. Meligan, Sabah BSBCC Observation Platform section drawing Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Chalets BSBCC Observation Platform, Sepilok, Sabah Borneo Rainforest Lodge Arkitrek Camp Tinangol Kindergarten - Conceptual Perspective Arkitrek Camp Borneo Rainforest Lodge Maliau Basin Seraya Camp - Concept Sketch

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The Gathering Place

View from the top of Bukit Gumantung

Bukit Gumantung is the highest hill in the northern region of Kudat, Sabah with 350 to 400 hectors of primary rainforests blanketing its landscape. The Rungus tribes residing at its foothills which are made up of 10 villages have formed a committee to become caretakers for the conservation of Bukit Gumantung.

Arkitrek Handbook 2014 Download Avaliable

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Arkitrek’s Camps are a learning experience for everyone. During three months of intense designing and building, the Arkitrekkers leave having made many mistakes, even more successes and a huge body of knowledge about sustainable construction. The only problem is they often leave without sharing these lessons with the next set of Arkitrekkers. So last year […]

Arkitrek Leach Field

NSlider Nanga Sumpa Leach Field

Open source design drawing for a leach field as part of a sewage treatment system.

Why Arkitrek


We first met Rory Thor Dickens when he joined the live design team at the CREATe centre in 2013. He stayed on and joined the live design for the SAFE Powerhouse. Last year he returned to be the camp leader for the Tagal Hut live design. Rory now does a lot of marketing for Arkitrek […]

Japan Trip


Text and Images by Isaac Collard Fukuoka is the capital city of Kyushu Island, South West Japan; a beautiful city where urbanism and nature combine. Fukuoka is well known for having nature everywhere: on the ground, in houses, and even as a fa├žade. Its architecture is a great mix of different styles and materials. This […]